Caranx bucculentus Alleyne & Macleay 1877,

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 146

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Caranx bucculentus Alleyne & Macleay 1877


Caranx bucculentus Alleyne & Macleay 1877  —Bluespotted trevally

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005 by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Northern Australia to Papua New Guinea. Adults are found in lagoon habitats, juveniles in estuaries, 2–63 m depth. Transitional water and marine.